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Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Hany Besada and Timothy M. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Africa’s economies need dynamism to respond to global competition. Strategies are needed that will enhance transformation and socio-economic achievement within the context of the Post-2015 ... More


Fragile and conflict-affected situations and the post-2015 development agenda

Clare Lockhart and Sam Vincent

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the challenge of ending extreme poverty and attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in fragile and conflict-affected countries by 2030. It first describes the ... More


International Climate Negotiations

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One recurrent obstacle to the establishment of a carbon price at national or regional levels stems from the classic problem of “free riders.” The climate is a “planetary common good” whose ... More


The post-2015 development agenda: Building a global convergence on policy options

James Wakiaga

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Chapter analyses the post-Millennium Development Goals policy debate to frame a successor framework that is universally acceptable. It looks at the changing global dynamics since the adoption of ... More


Global Governance and Development

José Antonio Ocampo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the need for governments to continually cooperate structures has become irreversible. This book looks critically at global governance structures in the ... More


A Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics: 100 Years of Austerity, Politics, and Bureaucracy in Britain

Christopher Hood and Rozana Himaz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779612
eISBN:
9780191824661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Contributing to the literature on austerity, this book identifies and compares episodes of ‘fiscal squeeze’ (that is, substantial efforts to cut public spending and/or raise taxes) in the UK over a ... More


Ecclesiastical Law

Mark Hill QC

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This fourth edition has been revised and updated to take account of significant changes in the substantive law, specifically: the effects of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches ... More


Introduction: meeting future challenges with past lessons

Leah McMillan Polonenko and Hany Besada

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the progress, challenges and lessons of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs were adopted during the 2000 Millennium Summit of the United Nations to address the ... More


Developmental crises affecting the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goal achievements in Bangladesh: a critical perspective

Saleh Ahmed

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the developmental challenges faced by Bangladesh during the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and how the country attempted to overcome them. The MDGs ... More


Outlook for global development finance: excess or shortage?

Andrew Sheng

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an outlook for global development finance and asks whether we have an excess or shortage of available resources for the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It ... More


Conclusion

Jason McFarlane, Hany Besada, Kathryn Anne Brunton, and Alireza Saniei-Pour

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concludes with some recommendations aimed at ensuring the legacy and success of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. It argues that the Post-2015 Development Agenda needs to address a new and ... More


Local authority perspectives on community planning and localism: a case study

Joyce Melican

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the perspectives of local authorities on community planning and localism by focusing on the case of the London Borough of Sutton and reflecting on the author's experience in ... More


Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism 1988–2015

Patrick Crowley

in Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940216
eISBN:
9781786944245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940216.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This Introduction offers a critical political and social context for Algeria 1988-2015. It makes the case for thinking about the idea of Algeria and to its contemporary realities and the need to do ... More


Afterword: Reimagining Scotland in a New Political Landscape

Neil Blain

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter has two main purposes. The first is to examine some continuities in media coverage of the Scottish constitutional debate from 2012 until the new parliament sat at Westminster in May ... More


Reflections and Prospects

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter has several parts. Firstly it provides an assessment of the SPF Recommendation in its own terms as a piece of ILO policy. Secondly it asks to what extent the “global social floor” or SPF ... More


Postscript

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

The time is at hand for India to play a proactive role in shaping the international migration discourse, position itself as the preferred country of origin and demonstrate the benefits of its ... More


Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Myles A. Wickstead

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are many books about aid and development, but most of them either assume a good deal of prior knowledge about the subject, or are written to make the case for or against aid. This book sets aid ... More


The Current State of Play

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

The world is at the crossroads of an opportunity. But where do we stand vis-à-vis migration governance—as a global community and as nation states? The state of play on international migration ... More


Conclusion: The Path towards Environmental Finance and Sustainable Valuation

Janelle Knox-Hayes

in The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

Chapter 9 sketches out the paths of sociopolitical convergence and divergence across regions. The impact of agency and cultural difference across the cases is significant. The chapter lays out the ... More


First as Tragedy, then as Farce: Managing the US Withdrawal

Avinash Paliwal

in My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Better understanding about the Afghan Taliban allowed India to advocate political reconciliation, but also made it wary about the way NATO members — especially the UK — were going about it. This ... More


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